HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Multi-talented performer Rita Moreno

National Hispanic Heritage Month The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law [...]

Purse Strings: Girl Scouts of the USA

GirlScouts

ANNA MARIA CHAVEZ, CEO GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA   It’s that time of year, again, and it’s a pretty safe bet that you’ve already placed your order for a few boxes of Samoas, Thin Mints or your other favorite Girl Scout cookie. But what do you really know about the extraordinary organization behind those [...]